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CPR's capitol bureau chief brings us the latest news from the state legislature in a new signature segment. Pittsburgh's former mayor talks about how he built arenas. Laws can makes it difficult to combat climate change. And Classical Sound Advice.
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Capitol Chat This our first edition of our new
weekly signature segment "Capitol Chat." Each week we'll take a
look back at the stories and issues in the news from California's
Capitol with bureau chief Marianne
Russ. She'll bring sound bites to the table for discussion and
analysis and let us know what's new and what's coming up.
Tom Murphy Former Pittsburgh Mayor Tom Murphy is travelling the country with his
suggestions on how to revitalize cities stuck in the 20th
century. His 12-year term as Pittsburgh mayor included
the construction of three major sports and entertainment venues,
directing nearly $4 billion in investment in the city, and
developing an expanded downtown convention that is the country's
largest certified green building. We sat down with Murphy after his
speech in Sacramento yesterday.
Climate Change vs. The Law
Global warming is
having a profound impact on the Artic, but how are Politics and Law
coming into play as countries deal with this change? We'll talk to
UC Berkeley law professor David Caron
, who is the current
president of the American Society for International Law, and is lecturing at UC Davis on this topic
Sound Advice: Classical
Radio's classical morning host Kent Teeters
will have a CD of popular
works played by the King's Violins, music by American composer
Michael Torke, and a symphony created from Howard Shore's cinematic
music for "The Lord of the Rings."